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National Folk Museum of Korea 국립민속박물관

  • +82-2-3704-3114
  • www.nfm.go.kr
37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

Located inside Gyeongbokgung Palace, the National Folk Museum of Korea presents over 4,000 historical artifacts that were used in the daily lives of ordinary Korean people. Here you can fully immerse yourselves in previous domestic and agricultural lifestyles, and learn about Korea’s cultural beliefs.
The National Folk Museum of Korea has three permanent and two special exhibitions as well as a library, souvenir shop, and other subsidiary facilities.

Utilization information

・Information : • 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-2-3704-3114 (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

・Parking Facilities : The National Folk Museum of Korea does not have its own parking lot. Please use the Gyeongbokgung facility nearby.
□ Location
From Gwangwhamun, take the street toward Samcheong-dong and the parking lot is on the left side. (Refer to the map for visitors arriving in automobiles)

・Parking Fees : □ Parking Charges
· Small vehicles (16 or fewer persons) :
₩ 2,000 for first 2 hours, ₩ 500 for every 15 minutes after
· Mid-/large-sized vehicles (more than 16 persons) :
₩ 4,000 for first 2 hours, ₩ 500 for every 15 minutes after
· For more information, call +82-2-725-4503

・Closed : Every Tuesday, New Year's Day

・Admission Fees : Free
※ If you visit Gyeongbokgung palace, please purchase a ticket at the Gyeongbokgung ticket office.

・Operating Hours : March - May, September - October: 09:00 - 18:00
June - August: 09:00 - 18:30
November - February: 09:00 - 17:00
Saturdays & Sundays, holidays : 09:00 - 19:00
※Last admission is 1hr before closing

・Duration : About 1 hour or 1 hour and half

Program Information

Foreign Language Intepretation Services

English, Chinese, Japanese (Exhibit guidance system rental)
※ Fare : 1,000 won (Reservations are recommended) 

Reservations

Advanced reservation is required for the student's group over 30 people
Reservations must be made online from 1 month to 1 day prior to the visit
Inquiries : +82-2-3704-3035

Access

[Subway]
Gyeongbokgung Palace Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 5.
or
Anguk Station (Seoul Subway Line 3), Exit 1.
or
Gwanghwamun Station (Seoul Subway Line 5), Exit 2.

37, Samcheong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul


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